Time To Un-Deck The Halls

I was raised with the rule that it is bad luck to take down Christmas decorations before the New Year.  I have held true to that tradition my entire adult life.  So true, in fact, that in the past I have left mine up until March!  For real… I’m just lazy.  BUT! BUT… this year, […]

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DIY Anchor Wall Art | The Good, The Bad, And The Truth

DIY Anchor Wall Art

I am excited to share this little (well, big!) project with you!    Here’s how I did it: Start with a sanded, clean, preferably not warped piece of plywood.  I used what I had on hand and it was very thin and had been leaning against a wall for a while, so it was warped. […]

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DIY Kitchen Island From A Dresser

Remember this guy I showed you a few posts back?  He wasn’t very handsome and definitely needed some work, BUT he was only $10 (lamp, belt, and shelf not included, haha)! Well… now he is this: I can hardly believe we actually made this thing!  I love it and it filled the need for us […]

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Designed to Create: September Pinterest Party

Recently I made a group on Facebook called Designed to Create.  I thought it would be fun to get together and fellowship with others who enjoy creating things.  Then, it hit me.  We could do Pinterest parties! This past Saturday was our first Pinterest Party (or some call them Pinning Parties, I think).  Our craft […]

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DIY Chevron Stripe Shower Curtain

Our guest bath is also the kids’ bathroom so I wanted it to be bright and cheery, but not juvenile.  I am also currently obsessed with turquoise and chevron stripes. I plan on there being some form of both in every room in our house!  So I set out to decorate in turquoise and yellow […]

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